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Los Angeles planning to hire consultant for tourism boost

30 days ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

In an ambitious move Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has set a goal of welcoming 50 million tourists a year by 2020. The city is searching for a consultant who can help address problems that may stop the city from reaching that goal, such as traffic gridlock, a shortage of hotel rooms and rampant homelessness near tourism sites.
The request for proposals comes as tourism officials worry that President Trump's travel ban and the harsh rhetoric from the White House about immigrants may give international travellers the message that they aren't welcome in the City of Angels.
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Tibet: New Border Crossing Opens up to Tourism

Tibet: New Border Crossing Opens up to Tourism

30 days ago   |   By Adventure Travel News

Adventure travel specialist World Expeditions has announced that, following more than three years of disruption, all trips to Tibet will be completed once again in their true form and spirit For an enhanced experience, most itineraries in Tibet are typically combined with neighboring Nepal, setting the scene for an iconic overland journey. The closure of...
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World Tourism Day Places Focus on Innovation & Digital Transformation

World Tourism Day Places Focus on Innovation & Digital Transformation

30 days ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

World Tourism Day, celebrated every 27 September around the world, is a unique opportunity to raise awareness on tourism's actual and potential contribution to sustainable development.
This year's World Tourism Day will help to put the opportunities provided to tourism, by technological advances including big data, artificial intelligence and digital platforms, on the map of sustainable development. The World Tourism Organization sees digital advances and innovation as part of the solution to the challenge of marrying continued growth with a more sustainable and responsible tourism...
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Despite travel restrictions, New York witnesses record number of tourists last year

Despite travel restrictions, New York witnesses record number of tourists last year

30 days ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

In an expected turn of events in New York's tourism sector amid concerns of travel restrictions, a record 62.8 million tourists visited the city last year. This was according to the reports published by the official tourism marketing organization of the city, NYC & Company.
2017 was the eighth successive year of success for New York City, especially with regard to tourism. The number of tourists surpassed that of the preceding year by over 2.3 million people. Domestic visitors accounted for 49.7 million with the rest coming from overseas.
Although there was an uncertainty about traveling...
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Increase in tourism due to Belarus-China Year of Tourism

Increase in tourism due to Belarus-China Year of Tourism

30 days ago   |   By Travel and Tour World

According to the chairman of the Minsk Oblast Executive Committee Anatoly Isachenko the Belarus-China Year of Tourism will help increase mutual tourist flows during the Days of Chongqing Culture and Tourism in Minsk.
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Welcome to Georgia

Welcome to Georgia

Georgia – Tbilisi has been the capital city since the fifth century, the country of one of the most ancient histories and cultures in the world. Its special geographical... Read more ...

This year, direct flights to Mexico will have millions of new seats!

This year, direct flights to Mexico will have millions of new seats!

The Mexico Tourism Board or MTB declared that the global air connectivity of Mexico carries on with its growth trajectory with the addition of 1.5 million seats on direct... Read more ...

To enhance tourism, Mexico to connect with Maya area by train!

To enhance tourism, Mexico to connect with Maya area by train!

A railroad that covers 1,500 kilometers across the significant archaeological centers of Mayan culture of Mexico and it will cost approximately $6.259 billion. This project of... Read more ...

Valuation of Oyo set to cross $4 billion

Valuation of Oyo set to cross $4 billion

Indian hotel chain Oyo is in advanced talks to raise up to $1 billion in a deal that could usher the company into India's crowding Unicorn club with a valuation of over $4... Read more ...

Scandic Hotels To open Trondheim's Largest Hotel

Scandic Hotels To open Trondheim's Largest Hotel

Scandic Hotels has signed a long-term lease agreement with Bane NOR Eiendom and Utstillingsplassen Eiendom to operate a new hotel in the Nyhavna area of Trondheim. The hotel... Read more ...

The Best Hotel Views in the World

The Best Hotel Views in the World

Even when you're staying at one of the best hotels on the planet, it can be the view that leaves the most lasting impression. From Patagonian peaks to iconic landmarks, these... Read more ...

Italy's Morandi Bridge collapse kills 39 and injures dozens

Italy's Morandi Bridge collapse kills 39 and injures dozens

At least 39 people were killed when one kilometer long motorable link, Genoa's Morandi Bridge collapsed during a violent storm on Tuesday. The flags on the municipal buildings... Read more ...

Kleindienst Group unveils the first Sweden Beach Palace at Sweden Island

Kleindienst Group unveils the first Sweden Beach Palace at Sweden Island

Kleindienst Group, developer of The Heart of Europe, a cluster of six islands on The World in Dubai, has unveiled the first Sweden Beach Palace at Sweden Island. Josef... Read more ...

Bali International Convention Centre Proudly Hosted 24th Coaltrans Asia 2018...

Bali International Convention Centre Proudly Hosted 24th Coaltrans Asia 2018 Conference

Bali International Convention Centre at The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali was honoured to host the consecutive 24 th Coaltrans Asia 2018 conference from 6-8 May 2018 to connect... Read more ...

PATA Shares The Secrets Of Storytelling With Nepal Travel Industry Professionals

PATA Shares The Secrets Of Storytelling With Nepal Travel Industry Professionals

Travel industry professionals in Nepal are now better placed to effectively promote this idyllic destination, thanks to the Pacific Asia Travel Association and the generous... Read more ...

The importance of a comfortable bed

The importance of a comfortable bed

NOTE: This blog post features some products I've received as complimentary gifts. You'll see it disclosed in the text along with unique discount codes you can use to order... Read more ...